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6 04, 2021

April is National Fair Housing Month

2021-04-06T15:07:04+00:00April 6th, 2021|Housing & Family Services, Housing Public Notices, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

This year marks the 53rd anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. This landmark law was signed into law on April 11, 1968, by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The Fair Housing Act prohibits housing discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, and family status. The Act furthers the beliefs advocated by Dr. Martin [...]

1 04, 2021

Small Business Specialist

2021-04-01T15:08:25+00:00April 1st, 2021|Career Opportunities, Careers|0 Comments

Position: Small Business Specialist Location:  Cookeville Job Description: The Upper Cumberland Development District has an opening at the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for a Small Business Specialist. The successful applicant will have a dynamic background in business and entrepreneurial experience. The Small Business Specialist will assist with Small Business Administration (SBA) programs and provide financial services to business owners [...]

29 03, 2021

UCAAAD Announces Partnership with JustServe.org

2021-03-29T18:39:44+00:00March 29th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, UCDD News|0 Comments

The Area Agency on Aging and Disability at Upper Cumberland Development District recently partnered with JustServe.org; a website where the volunteer needs of organizations may be posted and volunteers may search for places to serve in the community, providing opportunities to help those in need and enhance the quality of life in the community. To [...]

26 03, 2021

Ani-Meals Program Provides Meals for Pets in Need

2021-03-26T13:43:21+00:00March 26th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, UCDD News|0 Comments

As a recipient of the 2020 Meals on Wheels Pets Grant Award and through a collaboration with local PetSmart Charities, the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability's (UCAAAD) Ani-Meals program was able to successfully deliver more than 2,300 pounds of pet food. Earlier this week, the UCAAAD Ani-Meals team picked up more than [...]

22 03, 2021

Now Accepting Public Comments on the 2021-2022 Annual Action Plan

2021-03-22T18:10:36+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Housing Public Notices, UCDD News|0 Comments

Now Accepting Public Comments on the 2021-2022 Annual Action Plan March 23 - April 22, 2021 In the recently released 2021-2022 Annual Action Plan draft, the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) describes how the State of Tennessee will operate the CDBG, HOME, HTF, ESG, and HOPWA programs in the coming fiscal year. This document also [...]

22 03, 2021

AAAD Holds First In-Person Advisory Board Meeting

2021-03-22T15:15:22+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, UCDD News|0 Comments

On March 17, the Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) Advisory Board held its first in-person meeting held since the onset of the 2020 pandemic. Twelve board members attended in-person and two joined virtually. During the meeting, staff reviewed and received input on the AAAD's FY22 Area Plan which is due to the Tennessee [...]

16 03, 2021

UCDD Offers SNAP Application Assistance

2021-03-16T20:34:03+00:00March 16th, 2021|Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

UPPER CUMBERLAND - Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (UCAAAD) is now offering application assistance with “SNAP”, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program for adults 60 and over or individuals with a disability. The USDA created SNAP to provide eligible individuals with monthly benefits to buy food. According to the National Council [...]

9 03, 2021

Upper Cumberland SHIP to Host Free Webinar

2021-03-09T15:59:02+00:00March 9th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

UPPER CUMBERLAND — The Upper Cumberland SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) will host a free webinar, The ABCs of Medicare, March 19 from 9 a.m. until noon. This virtual event is a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in learning more about the ins and outs of Medicare; whether you are a beneficiary [...]

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